In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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Jobs Report More Bad News for Obama

President Obama today received another lousy jobs report, with the economy adding only 80,000 new jobs in October, well short of the 150,000 needed to keep pace with population growth. Nevertheless, the unemployment rate moved down slightly from 9.1 to 9 percent as hiring estimates for previous months were revised upward. But October’s hiring slackened from the month before, showing no sign of a trend

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Is Obama Chewing Nicorette at the G-20?

The White House this week released the results of a physical exam in which President Obama was triumphantly declared “tobacco-free.” But watch the wording here closely. He doesn’t seem to be “nicotine-free.” It is widely known that Obama was using Nicorette to quit smoking. But it’s not clear he’s quit the Nicorette. The White House Pool reporter today caught Obama chewing away on some type

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Perry’s Strange N.H. Appearance

Any idea what’s going on here? Booze? Meds? Booze + Meds? Man, this crop of GOP candidates is a peculiar bunch. Below is a video with some excerpts from an appearance by Rick Perry last Friday in New Hampshire. I will say he somehow sounds better and smarter here than in some of his stiff, tired debate performances.

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